Collection ID: 0002 | Metadata type: TEI

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1857 Bṛhajjātaka. / बृहज्जातक


Bṛhajjātaka. / बृहज्जातक


Call number

Ms. Coll. 390 Item 1857
(3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-6206., University of Pennsylvania, Kislak Center for Special Collections, Rare Books and Manuscripts)

Alternate identifiers


University of Pennsylvania


In Sanskrit


Manuscript is a Hindu astrological manual and treatise for understanding the significance of a person's birth and divining what their future. It contains the first chapter (adhyāya) and part of the second, up to verse 22 of that work. There is a commentary by Bhaṭṭotpala (also known as Utpala), the Bṛhajjātakavṛtti, running parallel, above and below the root text. Contains some tables regarding planetary movements and more near the end of the manuscript (f. 18v-19r); and contains a second astrological work the Cintāpraśna at the end of the manuscript (f. 19v).



1 item (19 leaves) : 12 x 26 cm



Subjects topical



Table of contents


fol. 1r
2999_0000.tif (42.9 MB)
2999_0000_thumb.jpg (2.7 KB)
2999_0000_web.jpg (172.1 KB)

fol. 1v-2r
2999_0001.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0001_thumb.jpg (8.8 KB)
2999_0001_web.jpg (484.9 KB)

fol. 2v-3r
2999_0002.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0002_thumb.jpg (8.9 KB)
2999_0002_web.jpg (478.2 KB)

fol. 3v-4r
2999_0003.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0003_thumb.jpg (9.9 KB)
2999_0003_web.jpg (519.7 KB)

fol. 4v-5r
2999_0004.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0004_thumb.jpg (8.9 KB)
2999_0004_web.jpg (465.7 KB)

fol. 5v-6r
2999_0005.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0005_thumb.jpg (8.6 KB)
2999_0005_web.jpg (445.7 KB)

fol. 6v-7r
2999_0006.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0006_thumb.jpg (9.4 KB)
2999_0006_web.jpg (513.4 KB)

fol. 7v-8r
2999_0007.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0007_thumb.jpg (8.9 KB)
2999_0007_web.jpg (503.6 KB)

fol. 8v-9r
2999_0008.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0008_thumb.jpg (9.2 KB)
2999_0008_web.jpg (533.5 KB)

fol. 9v-10r
2999_0009.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0009_thumb.jpg (9.6 KB)
2999_0009_web.jpg (544.7 KB)

fol. 10v-11r
2999_0010.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0010_thumb.jpg (9.2 KB)
2999_0010_web.jpg (539.6 KB)

fol. 11v-12r
2999_0011.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0011_thumb.jpg (9.5 KB)
2999_0011_web.jpg (539.9 KB)

fol. 12v-13r
2999_0012.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0012_thumb.jpg (9.3 KB)
2999_0012_web.jpg (527.2 KB)

fol. 13v-14r
2999_0013.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0013_thumb.jpg (9.1 KB)
2999_0013_web.jpg (528.2 KB)

fol. 14v-15r
2999_0014.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0014_thumb.jpg (8.6 KB)
2999_0014_web.jpg (500.8 KB)

fol. 15v-16r
2999_0015.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0015_thumb.jpg (8.9 KB)
2999_0015_web.jpg (494.5 KB)

fol. 16v-17r
2999_0016.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0016_thumb.jpg (8.8 KB)
2999_0016_web.jpg (528.4 KB)

fol. 17v-18r
2999_0017.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0017_thumb.jpg (8.1 KB)
2999_0017_web.jpg (488.2 KB)

fol. 18v-19r
2999_0018.tif (85.3 MB)
2999_0018_thumb.jpg (7.2 KB)
2999_0018_web.jpg (438.6 KB)
Section: Tables, f. 18v and f. 19r

fol. 19v
2999_0019.tif (42.9 MB)
2999_0019_thumb.jpg (5.6 KB)
2999_0019_web.jpg (294.2 KB)